Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13th. It’s not the natural order of things for a parent to lose a child but it happens way too frequently today…besides, my brother always said that he wanted to go first because he… Read more“Junie” From: Mom
We all have them in our lives…those people whose negative energy makes us feel like we’re swimming in a sea of toxic waste…those people whose glass is always half empty and never full…those people whose negative energy could stop the… Read moreEight Types of Toxic People To Avoid
Happiness is spending time with the ones you love and over the 4th of July holiday my sister and I did just that at the “Jam Sandwich Festival” on Mayo Island in Richmond, VA. We had a blast! Now we… Read moreLife Is Better With You…
What it’s really about is what’s eating you. This blog post reads like pages from a romance novel…but it’s actually about food and relationships and the way some of us use food and other addictive substances to cope with the realities,… Read moreMaybe It’s Not What You’re Eating…
Every now and then I think about climbing down from the shelf and getting back in the dating game…but the truth is I really don’t know how or where to begin. I used to be able to catch a guy’s… Read moreAre You “Simply Irresistible”?
In the throes of our grief we can’t always recognize and appreciate the upside of a funeral; but there is one…several actually. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about empathy and I mentioned that my stepdad… Read moreThe Upside of Funerals…
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied…Matthew 5:6 Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. It closely resembles the definition of a “people whisperer”. Lately I’ve… Read moreEmpathy- Is There Such A Thing As Having Too Much?
On Her 78th Birthday-August 2, 2016 (Affectionately known as Mom, Mama, Boo, Betty Boop, Namo, Brown Namo and Elmo) In the words of my beloved mother-in-law…“give me roses while I can enjoy them. Don’t wait until I am gone.” … Read moreA Tribute to Mom…by my sister Nell
I have discovered that if we surround ourselves with young people as we grow older, they can help US to stay young and hip! If we are willing to stop, listen, ask questions and learn to speak their language, we can… Read more“My” Millennials….
More and more frequently we hear on the news about a young person that was allegedly bullied taking his or her own life. Bullying, teasing, taunting, picking on someone, whatever we choose to call it is not a new behavior…in fact… Read moreMean People Suck!